Photography Consents Are Real

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What made this experience/scenario unique was the truth behind the photo and the velocity of a key number of consecutive events. The same day I received my passing results from NCLEX-RN , received my license and found that my mugshot, cloaked in a cap and gown, was on the front page of my college’s website   


Jenkins Run

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Jenkins Run storm sewer system is a remarkable network of tunnels. In essence it is a preserved, time portal into the early 1900’s sewer works. It really is a time portal, a preservation of the early 1900’s sewer works. Built between 1906-1912, during the city’s drain laying Gymboree. It boasts a staircase, large diversion chambers,   


Princess Drain

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The Princess Drain featuring a brick laden flume chamber. So low key and easy to access, with curbside parking and a 3 meter hike. Even a princess wearing high heels, while taking a selfie could access. Hence the name Princess Drain. It even has slots built into the walls, to place your lamps for exposure   


Found the Light, at the End of the Tunnel

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There is a certain psychology or piece of the human experience that correlates with the idea of pushing forward to “the Light at the end of the tunnel“. Let me explain, this is the proverbial idiomatic light, where in your working towards a goal, and the goal is near. Or the actual rays of sunlight,   


Culture & Diversity: Transcultural Communication Nursing Short Film

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I put this video together for a project I had at school. We shot the video a day before I was required to trim my beard down. So I came up with the idea to pose as a foreign born Surgeon that had poor hand hygiene, a strong pseudo Arabic accent & hurried his non   


Emotional Intelligence Excerpt From Discussion Post

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Emotional Intelligence excerpt from a response I gave to a Contemporary Issues in Nursing discussion post. The original discussion post touched on Lateral violence in nursing and the workplace. Emotional intelligence is commonly discussed these days within organizations. Especially in those organization’s human resource departments. Emotional intelligence branches far beyond the work environment and even   


Is Caring Learned?

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Caring is a learned behavior that requires development. I too argue even the lowest level of this behavior is the foundations of human condition. Care includes taking care of objective things, taking care of things at hand, and taking care of being itself (Ranheim, 2012). There could be internal and external motivators to cultivate this   


Evidenced Based Practice : Restraints & Seclusion Use: Nursing Journal #1

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Literature suggest that Registered Nurses (RN’s) play a vital role in continuously improving the quality and safety of healthcare systems. Evidence of this nursing role, invoked the assembling of organizations and projects such as; Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project. The QSEN project collaboratively defines parameters for quality and safety competencies. In one   


Tornado in Naples, Florida Youtube Video Rebirthed After 3 Years

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“Tornado/Waterspout in Naples, Florida” was the title of the Youtube video I posted 3 years ago. The video sat dead and virtually unseen for 3 years, ranking itself as one of the lowest performing videos in my video gallery. Well fast forward to today, in the week of January 20, 2016 when a current event   


Gunpowder’s NightCrawler: Interstate 83 Wreckage

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On July 9, 2015, the corridor carrying traffic from Baltimore to the Maryland/PA line, North Bound Interstate 83 was shut down, for quite some time. In the past few years, the volume of traffic has increased exponentially which has led to frequent vehicle crashes. Rule of thumb: Always check traffic conditions via Google Maps and/or Waze prior